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SGB discusses committee plans, debates allocations

SGB discusses committee plans, debates allocations

By Pamela Smith, Contributing Editor November 2, 2022
Student Government Board debated on allocation requests for the first time “in a long time,” according to board member Daniel Temmallo.
Student Government Board at its weekly meeting in Nordy’s place Tuesday evening.

SGB seeks student input on board member opening, shares plans for ad-hoc committees

By Pamela Smith, Contributing Editor September 14, 2022
Danielle Floyd, president of Student Government Board, opened Tuesday night’s meeting with an invitation for students to give feedback on the board member vacancy.
Student Government Board at its weekly meeting in Nordy’s Place on Tuesday evening.

SGB discusses COVID-19 vaccines, fall spending

By Kiera Ledermann, Staff Writer December 8, 2021
Harshitha Ramanan opened Student Government board’s last public meeting of the fall semester by reminding students that COVID-19 booster shots and flu vaccinations are available at the Pitt CoVax clinic and the Student Health Center.
Student Government Board at its weekly meeting in Nordy’s Place on Tuesday evening.

SGB discusses allocations expenditures, advising questions

By Kiera Ledermann, Staff Writer November 10, 2021
Student Government Board discussed a rally for Jim Rogers, academic advising, allocations budgets and other local actions at its Tuesday night meeting.
Student Government Board at its weekly meeting in Nordy’s Place.

SGB working on faculty unionization statement, addresses student concerns

By Kiera Ledermann, Staff Writer September 29, 2021
While the Student Government Board voted last week not to sign onto a statement written by other student leaders in support of the ongoing faculty union election, President Harshitha Ramanan said Tuesday that the board is working on its own.
Student Government Board during an October meeting.

More than $300K in student activities fund likely to go unused this semester

By Nathan Fitchett, Senior Staff Writer November 11, 2020
More than $300,000 in the student activities fee fund — which is financed through students’ tuition — will likely go unused this semester, as clubs continue online programming during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Student Government Board met Tuesday night via Zoom.

Frustrations mount as Pitt police delay meeting with SGB members again

By Nathan Fitchett, Staff Writer September 30, 2020
In addition to the update about meeting with Pitt police, the board also swore in 17 new members to various committees and discussed plans for Civic Engagement Week and Mental Health Awareness month at its Tuesday night meeting.
Student Government Board met Tuesday night via Zoom.

Bonner addresses COVID cases, xenophobia at second SGB meeting

By Nathan Fitchett, Staff Writer September 2, 2020
Kenyon Bonner, the vice provost and dean of students, addressed Pitt students and faculty at Tuesday night’s SGB meeting, asking community members to come together and take care of each other during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
SGB to vote on modified governing code Tuesday

SGB to vote on modified governing code Tuesday

By Nathan Fitchett, Staff Writer August 30, 2020
SGB unveiled Board Bill 2021-1 at its weekly meeting last Tuesday, seeking to update the governing code’s more outdated policies. Ben King, board member and chief of finance, authored the bill with co-authorship from President Eric Macadangdang and Aboli Kesbhat, allocations committee chair. The bill is posted online for public comment until SGB votes Tuesday.
Aboli Kesbhat will serve as SGB allocations committee chair for the 2020-21 academic year.

SGB announces approval of new allocations chair Aboli Kesbhat

By Anushay Chaudhry, Staff Writer April 7, 2020
Student Government Board President Zechariah Brown kicked off the Tuesday night public meeting by announcing the newly appointed SGB allocations committee chair for the 2020-21 academic year, Aboli Kesbhat.
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